Pittsburgh Pirates

3rd NL Central | 35-39
  • Batting Avg
    6th
    .267 AVG
  • Runs
    13th
    340 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    26th
    4.59 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    23rd
    92 HR
  • ABC News

    Panik, Giants Beat Pirates for 12th Win 14 Games

    A makeshift lineup was more than enough for the San Francisco Giants. Joe Panik hit a bases-loaded triple, Mac Williamson launched a 446-foot home run and the Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 Thursday for their 12th win in 14 games. The NL West leaders, already missing injured Hunter Pence and Chris Duffy, played without regulars Brandon Belt, Gregor Blanco, Brandon Crawford and Angel Pagan in the starting lineup. "I'm proud of these guys with what we've gone through," manager Bruce Bochy said. "You find a way to win the game with a rookie who battled very well today against a good club, a club we haven't had a lot of success against here and it is, it's a great feeling." The Giants took

  • HardballTalk

    And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    We all have bad days. Our job gives us headaches. We have disagreements with our significant others  We struggle with the challenges of being a parent. And the fears. We have trouble falling asleep at night, worrying that we haven’t done the best we can do with our lives and our short time on Earth. Being a big famous ballplayer doesn’t make anyone immune from those bad days. It just changes them a little bit. They worry about their short careers and injury. Being separated from family for road trips is a special challenge. While most of them don’t have to worry about money or the figures on that darn Johnson account, they sometimes strike out five times in a game and then let a two-run lead